... Fraser river Tertiary drainage-history in relation to placer-gold deposits by Douglas Lay

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  • Fraser River (B.C.),
  • British Columbia.

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  • Gold mines and mining -- British Columbia.,
  • Geology -- British Columbia.,
  • Geology, Stratigraphic -- Tertiary.,
  • Fraser River (B.C.)

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Statementby Douglas Lay.
SeriesBritish Columbia. Dept. of Mines. Bulletin, no. 3, 11
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTN27 .B72 no. 3,
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL253875M
LC Control Numbergs 40000280
OCLC/WorldCa14705575

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FRASER RIVER TERTIARY __ DRAINAGE-HISTORY IE\~ RELATION!co PLACER-GOLD DEPOSITS Introduction. the Annual Report, Minister of Mines, British Columbia,field-work was commenced at the early part of the season in Beaver Creek to delineate further the Tertiary Rorse. Get this from a library. Fraser river Tertiary drainage-history in relation to placer-gold deposits.

[Douglas Lay]. Fraser River Tertiary drainage history in relation to placer gold deposits nineteenth century placer mining along the Fraser River, British Columbia, by estimating the volume and grain-size.

Lay D () Fraser River Tertiary drainage history in relation to placer gold deposits. BC Dept Mines, Victoria. Bulletin Google Scholar Mantua NJ, Hare SR, Zhang Y, Wallace JM, Francis RC () A Pacific interdecadal climate oscillation with impacts on salmon production.

Fraser River Tertiary Drainage - History in Relation to Placer Gold Deposits Douglas Lay Bulletin, No. 3, Douglas Lay Bulletin, No. I I, Geological Survey of Canada Map 3,Preliminary SeriesQuesnel Preliminary Series Map A, Parsnip River Tipper, Campbell, Taylor Stott, Map lC and C, Sheet 93G/7.

Fraser River Tertiary Drainage - History in Relation to Placer Gold Deposits Douglas Lay Bulletin, No. 3 Douglas Lay Bulletin, No. 11, Geological Survey of Canada Map 3,Preliminary SeriesQuesnel Preliminary Series Map A, Parsnip River Tipper, Campbell, Taylor Stott, Map G and G, Sheet /7.

Fraser River Tertiary Drainage -. Fraser river Tertiary drainage-history in relation to placer-gold deposits book in Relation to Placer-Gold Deposits. B r i t i s h Columbia Department Mines, B u l l., No. 3, 30pp. Mertie, J.B., J r. A km reach of Fraser River, British Columbia, was traversed, where the channel alternates between gravel-bedded reaches that are incised into semiconsolidated glacial deposits and bedrock.

westerly into the Fraser River some 34 miles south of Prince George. Terry Creek joins the Fraser River about 4 miles further south. Placer activity apparently began in the s, and some production was recorded during the period A number of individuals, groups, and companies worked the creek intermittently until   Descent of the Fraser River By most of the placer gold in California had been mined, leaving underemployed a large number of men who had lived by the placers.

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The Fraser River / ˈ f r eɪ z ər / is the longest river within British Columbia, Canada, rising at Fraser Pass near Blackrock Mountain in the Rocky Mountains and flowing for 1, kilometres ( mi), into the Strait of Georgia at the city of Vancouver.

It is the 11th longest river in Canada. [citation needed] The river's annual discharge at its mouth is cubic kilometres (27 cu mi) or. Lay, D.; Fraser River Tertiary Drainage-history in relation to Placer-gold Deposits (part 11), Bulletin Mo. 11, British Columbia Dept.

of Mines,p. ‎Fraser River Tertiary Drainage-History in Relation to Placer-gold Deposits: Bulletin No. 3‎ ‎30 pages.

Black and white photos, illustrations. "Fieldwork within that part of Fraser River Valley between Chimney Creek (south of Williams Lake) and Cottonwood Canyon (north of Quesnel)." - from page 1. The Cariboo is the premier placer mining district of British Columbia and is considered to be the principal source of gold for many other placers that occur downstream along the Fraser River elsewhere in British Columbia (Knight and McTaggart, ).

A. 40 m high section of braided river gravels exposed along the Fraser River, figure arrowed at right. The sequence is capped by late Wisconsin glacial sediments. Large rafts of reworked glacial and Tertiary sediments within Olympia river gravels; Fraser River.

Coarse-grained ice proximal gravels; Pine Creek, adjacent to Cariboo Lake (Fig. A high bench is basically an ancient river or stream that has been left high up on the side of a valley or hill.

Something’s to look for to identify high benches. In gold bearing areas look for pockets of green growth, trees or bushes. This is the easy way to find placer gold in these elevated locations. At active channel margins, however, sedge‐grass peats are intercalated with natural levée deposits consisting of silty clay.

These levée reduce both the number and size of crevasse splay deposits. Coal originating from peats of the different environments of the Fraser River delta would vary markedly in.

“The Fraser River has paid a high price for our comfort and prosperity;” B.C. author Alan Haig-Brown wrote in his book on the river, “its health is in serious danger.

The copper-bearing sulphide deposits of Howe Sound, Observatory Inlet, and Ecstall River occur in roof remnants of layered rocks that are surrounded in plan by younger granitic rocks.

The deposits of Observatory Inlet and Howe Sound have each yielded more than million dollars in mineral wealth, and the Ecstall River deposits are known to. Learning, knowledge, research, insight: welcome to the world of UBC Library, the second-largest academic research library in Canada.

The White North von M. Douglas und eine große Auswahl ähnlicher Bücher, Kunst und Sammlerstücke erhältlich auf Thorndike/Barnhart’s Advanced Dictionary defines “placer” as “A deposit of sand, gravel or earth in the bed of a stream containing particles of gold or other valuable mineral.” The word “geology” in the same dictionary is defined as “The features of the earth’s crust in a place or region, rocks or rock formations of a particular area.”.

them reached the Fraser River, where they began working placer gold deposits on bars from Chilliwack upstream. Inmost mining occurred near Yale, but there was activity as far upriver as Fountain, immediately above Lillooet, and prospectors reached well beyond Fountain to the mouth of the Chilcotin River.

Working even further upriver in Lay D (/41) Fraser River Tertiary drainage history in relation to placer gold deposits. BC Department of Mines, Bulletins 3 and 11 Google Scholar Leech GB () The Rocky Mountain Trench.

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C $ shipping. Make Offer - HC BOOK POISONOUS PLANTS A COLOR FIELD GUIDE BY LUCIA WOODWARD ILLUST. XLIB. Seashores A Golden Field Guide Color Paperback. C $ During the Tertiary period, these two rivers formed what is now the Fraser River and the canyon.

Just as the Fraser River made its way through the outer Coast Mountains, the Thompson has managed to make its way through the inner mountains. The gorge the Thompson has made is stark, mountains are barren and colourful, sagebrush is everywhere and.

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An example of a well know high bench would be the Grand Canyon – over the course of millions of years the Colorado River has dug deep into the earth to create a HUGE high bench – there could literally be millions of ounces of gold stranded high.

main page. Next; Next; Panning for gold in the Fraser River near Valemount. Tiny flecks of mustard yellow washed and shaken from nearby tree roots and the river bank. The process itself looks more like washing dishes in the river, than a mining technique.

Dish soap is used to clear the surface of the water so you can see to the bottom where the gold lies. Fraser River and its Quaternary terraces were intensively mined for placer gold during the period – along a reach exactly equivalent to our traverse, resulting in an estimated 56 million tonnes of sand and gravel being added to the river (Nelson & Church, ).

Full text of "Report on the Geology of the Mining District of Cariboo, British Columbia" See other formats This is a digital copy of a book that was preserved for generations on library shelves before it was carefully scanned by Google as part of a project to make the world's books discoverable online.

This claim is a placer gold claim on the Fraser River North of Yale, near Spuzzum. Access to this claim is by the Tsileuh Creek FSR from Spuzzum or by foot over the old Alexandra Bridge. Map location: N, W. Tenure Numbers: Price: $ CAD.

Claim Type: Placer Area: 20 Hectares (One Cell) Good to Date: Ma of the geology of the Fraser River area to the east of Bridge River, Geology and mineral deposits of Bridge River Mining Camp, British Columbia: Canadian Geol.

Suruey, Mem. 40 (), a Lay, Douglas, Fraser Rivpr Tertiary drainage-history in relation to placer-gold deposits: Brit. Col. Dept. ol Mines, Bull. 3t 12 (). Hydraulic mining continued on the portions of East Branch until well after it was officially restricted in Steadily declining gold yields, and the news of the Fraser River gold strike in Canada and the Comstock Lode discovery caused an exodus and Rich Bar to become almost a ghost town.

Gravel Mining on The Fraser River, Global News Report. 5 Table 2. Chronology of events related to the Cariboo Goldfield Year Event(s) Governor Douglas declared that gold belonged to the Crown. Gold Rush started on the lower Fraser river bars.

Placer gold discovered at Quesnel Forks and Keithley Creek. Prospecting one of our claims on the Fraser River in the winter. Gold Mining Show MINER or BUST Gold Mining Documentary - Duration: .Reconnaissance Investigation of the Placer Gold Deposits in the. Reconnaissance of placer mining districts in Idaho County.

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